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Farnefold Green, Capt

Also Known As: "Farnefold /Green/"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: St Stephens Parish, Northumberland, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Greens Creek, Craven, North Carolina, United States
Cause of death: killed by Tuscarora Indians at his plantation close to Oriental, NC, during the Tuscarora Indian Wars (ca 1712-1714)
Immediate Family:

Son of Timothy Green and Ann Green
Husband of Hannah Kent Smithwick Green Graves Linnington and Hannah Green
Father of Elizabeth Shine; John Green; Thomas Edward Green; Farnifold Green, Jr.,; Jane Bateman and 1 other
Brother of Titus Green and James Green

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About Farnefold Green, Capt

One of the founders and first settlers of Craven County was Farnifold Green (1674-1714), who came to North Carolina in 1697 from the south bank of the Potomac River, in Northumberland County, Va. where his father Timothy had settled about 1664. Timothy Green, apparently an emigrant from England, married a daughter or sister of the Rev. John Farnifold, who was one of the first trustees of the College of William and Mary. Young Farnifold?s brother Titus journeyed with him to North Carolina but left no descendants.

Farnifold Green was living in Tuscarora in 1701 and had a brother TitusGreen who settled on the north side of the Neuse prior to 1707. He alsohad a brother named James. Farnifold Green made his will in 1711 andrefered to his home as being located near Piney Point on Lower BroadCreek. In 1697 Farinfold Green starts to show up as newly arrived fromCarolina. He was born in 1674 in Northumberland County, Virginia.Farinfold Green's will, dated October 26, 1711, named his children:Thomas, John, Farniford, Janes, Elizabeth, and Jane Green. FarinfoldGreen died after February 16, 1712, he signed a petition after that date.
Farnifold Green married a lady named Hannah, but her last name is inquestion. Some say her maiden name was Kent, and some say Consolvo.Whatever her maiden name, she married a Mr. Smithwick before marringFarnifold Green in 1693. After Farnifold Green was killed in about 1714by the Indians, his widow must have married Capt. Richard Graves, whosewill is dated April 11, 1730. Richard Graves was the brother of ThomasGraves who married Sara Turner. Thomas Graves was an officer of theVirginia Company and came to Virginia in the fall of 1608.
I give, Devise & bequeath all yt Tract of Land whereon my now Dwelling House stand w?th all its buildings Improvem?ts & appurtenances, beginning at a Live Oak w?th Severall Forks Standing at ye upper Side of ye firstlong Gutt below my house, near ye Mouth of ye Gutt being w?th severalmarks; thence running up ye River to a Corner Pine betwixt me & ____Dawson, Esqr., Standing near a small Marsh & by ye Dawsons old Corn Feildfence, & running from ye forementioned Live Oak up ye afst. Gutt; thenceinto ye woods No. untill three quarters of a mile from ye River beCompleated; thence by a Line run an equal Distance from ye River to yeafsd. Dawsons Line. And also, one Plantacon and all my lands Lying yeLower side of broad Creek on ye No. side of Neus River, neer to Pineypoint & near ye mouth of ye sd. River, unto my Son, Thos. Green, & to yeheirs of his Body for ever.
I give, Devise, & bequeath a Plantacon, with a Tract of land Beginning at a Live Oak neer to ye mouth of ye Gutt aforesd. so running down ye sd. River of Neus three quarters of a mile, thence No. Cross into ye Woods half a mile, and from ye aforementioned Live Oak No. One mile, And from there to ye End of ye Lower half mile Line, with all the Improvem?ts &Appurtenances thereto belonging; And also, my Entry and right to oneTract of Land Lying and being on ye lower side of ye first broad Creekabove Captn. Jams. Beards Creek, begining a quarter of a Mile above yeIndian landing, by Computation thence down ye sd. Creek half a mile, withall ye Priviledges & appurtenances thereto belonging unto my Son, JohnGreen, & to ye Heirs of his Body for ever; And for want of such Heirs tomy Son, Farnifold Green, & the heirs of his Body for ever; & for want of heirs of ye sd. Farnifold Green, to my son, James Green, & ye Heirs ofhis body for ever; & for want of Heirs of ye sd. Jams. Green, to my two Daughters, Elizabeth & Jane Green, & their Heirs for ever.
I give, divise & bequeath a Tract of Land begining at my cupper Corner Tree, on ye Creek, & running down ye Creek to ye first branch below the Plantation whereon his Brother, Titus Green now Lives; thence to ye forkof ye sd. branch, & thence up ye Westermist parts of ye branch to ye heada line parele?ll ye head line quite a Cross to ye aforesaid Dawsons Line,unto him ye sd. Titus Green, and his Heirs for ever. All ye rest of myland in Greens Neck, whereon I now Live, I Give, divise & bequeath to mytwo Sonns, Farnifold & Jam?s Green, to be divided into two Equall parts by a Line Drawn from ye No. Most Corner of Jno. Green?s Land to ye, Vizt: the upper part to Farnifold & ye heirs of his body for ever, and ye other part to James & ye heirs of his body for ever, reserving to James
Egress & Regress into ye Woods through Farnifolds parts. And also, I give, divise & bequeath unto my son, Farnifold, One Tract of Land Lyingin Green point neck on ye No. Side of Neus River & unto ye Heirs of hisbody for ever.
I Give, divise & bequest ye Lower survey of Land wch. I made in Greensbay of ye No. Side of Neus River to him & ye heirs of his body for ever,Provided yt in my Will, yt in Case my Son Farnifold should dye without Heirs of his Body, then all ye land hereby Divided unto him shall decend, be & remain unto my sd. Son, James & ye Heirs of his Body for ever; AndIn Case my se. Son James should dye without heirs of his Body as aforesaid, then all ye Land Divided unto my Sons, Farnifold and James,shall Descend and be, remain unto my Two Daughters, Elizabeth & Jane, & to their Heirs for ever.
I Give, Divise & Bequeath unto my Daughter in Law, Ann Smithick, one Tract of Land Lying on ye No. side Neus River, Called Nottingame points,yes: Two hundred & fifty Acres, to her & her Heirs forever.
I Give, divise & queath all ye rest of my Lands, Tenements orhereditam?ts, not hereby before Divided I Give, divise & bequeath unto my Loving Wife, Hannah Green, & her heirs for ever.
I Give & bequeath unto my Son, Thos. a Young black Mare branded with F G& a Young gray Horse branded with F G on ye neer Butlock, and my bullet Gun, one Feather Bed & boulter, one Pillow, one Rugg & two blankets & two sheets.
And unto my son Jno. One Negro Woman Called Fillis, one Trumpett mussel Gun, One Gray Mare ab?t. two Years olf, branded w?th F G on ye neerbutlock. And unto my Som, Farnifold, One Bay Mare branded w?th F G & herCoult
w?ch is now by her Side, & one half of a Sixty pound Bill of Exchange now sent to Virginia, In Order for to be sent for England, & a Couple of Cowsw?th Cow Calves, & my black Gunn, to be mark?d in his proper Mark ye next Spring after
my Decease; ye Guns to be deliver?d to each of them well fixt & in good Order. And to my Son, James, One Sorrel Mare branded w?th F G on ye nearbuttock, and her Coult by her Side, & one Negro man Call?d Nick, and he other half of ye afsd. Sixty pound Bill of Ex. as aforsd. And my Will isyt my sons abovementioned? shall be Deem?d at full Age when they shallarrive at ye Age of Eighteen years respectively. And to my two Daughters, Eliz. & Jane Green, I give & bequeath four young Cows w?thCow Calves with their female Increase to mark?d in their proper marks ye next Spring after my Decease.
All ye rest of my goods & Chattells, rights & Creditts, my Debts beingpd. funerall Charges Defray?d, I Give, & Bequeath unto my Loving Wife,Hannah Green, whom I also make 7 appoint my Sole Executrix of ys my last Will & Testamn?t & utterly making Void all Wills & Testam?ts by mehereafter made.
In Testimony whereof, I have hereunto fixt my hand & Seale, this 26th.day of October, Anno Dom., 1711.
Farnifold is listed with Nicholas Tyler & family coming to North Carolina5 July 1697. (N.C. Hist. & Gen. Reg. April 1901, p.299)
He married soon after Hannah Kent Smithwick, widow of John Smithwick of Bath County, N.C., who died testate (with a will) in 1696 naming his wife"Hanna" and daughter "Sarah" (Ann?) as his beneficiaries. John and Hannah were Quakers. (Grimes p.349)
Farnefold Green and his wife Hannah, appear frequently among the early records of Bath County (later, Beaufort). One of the earliest transactions is that of 15 August 1698 when Fornyfeild Green and wife Hannah, James Hogg and wife Ann, Thomas Pierce and wife Mary, for 40 sell to William Long (all four men are brothers-in-law) their interest of 250 acres of land of Lawrence Consolvo, deceased. Land lays by a creek called Indian Creek in Yeopim River, Perquimaimans Precinct, Albermarle County, NC Deed registered Jan 1699. (Perquimans Co./Beaufort Co. Book 1 page 9)
i. 1 July 1701, Furnifold Green deeds to James Hogg (hisbrother-in-law) part of entry of land made by him 2 April 1698.(Beaufort Co. records at Washington, N.C., Book I p.3)
ii. 9 September 1701, Furnefold Green has 550 acres surveyed and laidout for him for the transportation of 15 persons. (Beaufort Co. Book Ip.6)
iii. 12 December 1701, Furrnifold Green "lays five rites upon an entrymade by sonne Thomas on 17 Nov 1701, land called Nonowarrittsa.(Beaufort Co. Court Records, Book I p.9)
iv. 7 July 1706, Furnifold Green and wife Hannah sell land toChristopher Dawson on Neuse River. (Beaufort Co. Court Records, Book I, p. 101)
v. 1707, Lord's Proprietors grant 1700 acres to Farnefold Green on the north side of the Neuse River, now Craven County, N.C.
vi. 27 June 1708, Furnifold Green and his wife Hannah, of Parish of St. Thomas in Ardel, Bath County, sell land to Christopher Dawson.
vii. 8 October 1708, Furnifold Green sells land to John Putnall witnessed by Christopher Dawson (Beaufort Co. Court Records Book I,p.103)
A little historical background to our story: Note that in 1708 Furnifold and Hanah are of Parish of St. Thomas, Bath County. St. Thomas Parish was formed in 1701 soon after the Church of England was designated as the established church of the province. It was the recipient of a collection of 1,000 books and was for a long time the only public library in North Carolina, which was unique for a frontier settlement, and became the pride of St. Thomas Church. The volumes, neatly bound in gold-tooled leather, were a combination of parochial and laymen's selections covering subjects including history, biography, natural sciences, medicine, geography, classical literature, poetry, heraldry and sports, as well as those of a religious nature.
St. Thomas Parish was slow to take physical shape, though it had a library, a plot set aside for a church, and the colony's only "Glebe" of 300 acres (Glebes were farms set aside for the use of Anglican Ministers), which had been granted to the parish in 1706 to encourage the settlement of a Church of England Minister at Bath. Except for an occasional visit from a clergyman, St. Thomas Church did not acquire its first minister until 1719, and construction of St. Thomas Church was not begun until 1734.
For decades the Society of Friends (Quakers) was the sole representative of organized religion in Bath. In the early days most dissenters from the Anglican faith were the Quakers established in the colony in 1672.
Conflict between politically motivated religious factions had been long brewing and finally erupted into armed warfare known as the Cary Rebellion. The English concept of a state-church being the issue at stake signifying the beginning Of the separation of church and state in North Carolina.
The Quakers were firmly entrenched in the colony dominating all branches of government and when the requirement for declaring loyalty to the Church of England was reinstated, Quakers were barred from office because of their religious conviction.
They had previously been exempt from swearing an Oath of Allegiance to the Crown. Governor Thomas Cary showed a preference for the Quaker side and he and the Quakers ruled the province in an atmosphere of tension from 1708 to 1711, until the Lord's Proprietors appointed Edward Hyde as Deputy Governor of North Carolina and the opposing governments battled until Cary's rebellion collapsed.
This disrupting effect of war nearly ceased government and the courts during the 3 years of debate and bloodshed. Coupled with a severe drought in the summer of 1711, as well as the raging epidemic of yellow fever, the settlement was left weak and exhausted and vulnerable to attack by the Indians, who meanwhile were gathering strength with guns and ammunition. The dominant Indian power in eastern North Carolina was that of the Tuscaroras who at first were friendly to the white settlers. As the settlers increasingly moved onto the Indians's land, kidnapping and enslaving their people and subjecting them to insulting treatment, resentment and hatred of the settlers of Bath County developed and intensified, culminating in the decision to destroy all settlers and their plantations and crops. The Tuscaroras, under their leader King Hancock, struck 22 September 1711, and for three days slaughtered over190 whites, taking prisoner 20 to 30 settlers who were living along the Pamlico, Neuse and Trent Rivers.
It was with this background of uncertainty and fear, that Farnifold Green and others made out their wills. Farnifold's the 26th of October 1711. The Indians for the next three years would raid three or four families at a time, retreating into the swamps making it impossible to follow them. This problem continued until the government finally turned from the policy of extermination of the hostiles, to one of peaceful agreement. On 11 February 1715, a treaty of peace was made with the surviving hostile Indians and they were assigned a reservation on Lake Mattamuskeett in Hyde County, thus ending the Tuscarora War, however, too late for our Farnifold Green who was massacred in 1714 at age 40.
Furnifold Green, Planter, made out his will 26 October 1711 and it is recorded in Book 2 p.10 of the old Bath County records. He divided his many acres of land and plantations between his sons and daughters when they reached the age of 18. He left the plantation he lived on to his wife Hannah, and 250 A. to his step-daughter Ann Smithwick.
A letter from Governor Pollock dated 3 October 1712 "appoints Furnifold Green to Captain, Commissary, to impress and supply the army with anything that is to be had in the County of Bath". At that time Bath County included what is now Craven, Beaufort, Carteret, Onslow, Pamlico, Lenoir, Greene, Wayne, Johnston and Wake Counties.
In 1714, Farnefold with his son Thomas, one white servant and two Negroes, were murdered on his 1700 acre plantation by the Tuscarora Indians. Another son was shot through the shoulder but managed to escape. The plantation, house, stock of cattle and hogs, were plundered and entirely destroyed by the Indians.
His widow Hannah later married her third husband, Richard Graves, Surveyor and citizen of Craven precinct. He made the "Plat of Lots of Point Beaufort", now considered one of the most beautiful of the old towns of North Carolina. Richard Graves died in 1730 naming his wife Hannah Executrix.

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Marriage Records from Craven County:

Marriages of Farnifold Greens in Craven Co. Farnifold Green North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979


marriage: 4 February 1825 Craven, North Carolina, United States


spouse: Lizzy Bowden

 

Farnifold Green North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979


marriage: 25 July 1831 Craven, North Carolina, United States


spouse: Laura J Pearson

 

Farnifold Green North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979


marriage: 27 September 1833 Craven, North Carolina, United States


spouse: Mary Bowden

 

Farnifold Green North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979


marriage: 1 April 1836 Craven, North Carolina, United States


spouse: Fanny King

 

Farnifold Green North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979


marriage: 21 September 1857 Craven, North Carolina, United States


spouse: Ann Smithwick


GRAY, JACOB MAULDING, CELIA 25 DEC 1804 JOSEPH GRAY. S CHAPMAN, CC. GRAY, JOHN A HALL, NANCY 07 JAN 1843 HIRAM G PAUL. J. G. STANLY GRAY, JOSEPH MCILROY, SUSAN JAN 1822 ABRAHAM TAYLOR. WT C STANLY. GRAY, THOMAS HOOKER, CINDERILLA M 06 APR 1856 JAMES S LUTTON. J G STANLY, CC. GRAY, THOMAS WATSON, JULIA 23 JUN 1843 JAMES SPRINGLE. J. G. STANLY GRAY, WESLEY MEADOWS, NARCISSA 03 AUG 1836 WILLIAM H RUSSE J. G. STANLY GRAY, WESLEY SMITHWICK, AQUILLA 06 MAY 1846 BRYAN X ELLICKS J. G. STANLY GRAY, WESTLEY MEADOWS, SARAH ANN 26 MAR 1835 DAVID H. MILLER J. G. STANLY GREEN, ALBERT RICE, LYDIA 24 AUG 1835 THOMAS CARRAWAY J. G. STANLY GREEN, CICERO MCILWEEN, GRIZEL M 17 SEP 1851 GEO(RGE) GREEN. J. G. STANLY, ( GREEN, DAVID CARRAWAY, OLIVE 02 MAY 1818 JOHN KIRK. J. G. STANLY GREEN, DAVID WHARTON, BETSEY 20 DEC 1809 JOSEPH CREDLE. J. G. STANLY,( GREEN, DAVID J FRIOU, CAROLINE 20 DEC 1842 E(DWARD) R. STA J. G. STANLY GREEN, FARNIFLD JR MCAUSLAN, SYDNEY 05 SEP 1793 JOHN SEARS SAML CHAPMAN GREEN, FARNIFOLD BOWDEN, LIZZY 04 FEB 1825 JAMES X GREEN. J. G. STANLY GREEN, FARNIFOLD BOWDEN, MARY 27 SEP 1833 AVERY BOWDEN J. G. STANLY GREEN, FARNIFOLD KING, FANNY 01 APR 1836 LOTT CARAWAY J. G. STANLY GREEN, FARNIFOLD PEARSON, LAURA J 25 JUL 1831 M(ATTHIAS) E. M J. G. STANLY

GREEN, FARNIFOLD SMITHWICK, ANN M 21 SEP 1857 JAMES GREEN J. G. STANLY=

GREEN, GEORGE JOHNSON, VIRTUE 29 MAY 1849 WILLIAM H PEARC J. G. STANLY GREEN, GEORGE MOSELEY, LOUISA 02 JUN 1860 W H PEARCE GREEN, GEORGE WATKINS, LIZZIE B M 29 NOV 1855 ALONSO T JERKIN JAMES G STANLY GREEN, HENRY J PERKINS, FRANCES 11 APR 1839 THOMAS L HALL GREEN, JAMES BANKS, ELIZABETH M 24 JUL 1858 LEWIS BANKS. WM G BRYAN, CLK GREEN, JAMES HAMONTREE, ALSEY 01 JUL 1825 GRANDBERRY VEND J. G. STANLY GREEN, JAMES OLIVER, PATSY 23 JUL 1795 JOHN BRYAN. GEORGE VULTEIUS GREEN, JAMES JR COGDELL, MARGARET 20 OCT 1777 WILL PASTEUR. WILLIAM FULLERT GREEN, JAMES Y NEAL, MARY 26 SEP 1812 JOHN GREEN. J. G. STANLY GREEN, JAMES Y JR RANSOM, MARY ANN 04 SEP 1849 JOHN STANLY CO J. G. STANLY GREEN, JNO JR SCOTT, FRANCES LOUIZA 06 DEC 1831 ALFRED STANLY. J. G. STANLY GREEN, JNO S LATHAM, ELIZABETH 20 JUN 1811 ELIJAH CLARK. WT C STANLY. GREEN, JOHN PITTMAN, POLLY 05 OCT 1819 JAMES GREEN. J G STANLY, CC. GREEN, JOHN BUTLER, GATSEY 08 JUN 1808 SAMUEL AVERIT. J. G. STANLY GREEN, JOHN HALL, ELIZABETH 23 OCT 1814 ANDREW H FRANKS GREEN, JOHN STEVENSON, ELIZABETH 11 MAY 1789 EDMUND HEART. SAML CHAPMAN. GREEN, JOHN RICE, FANNY 23 JAN 1794 SAML CHAPMAN. GREEN, JOHN G WHITE, ELIZA M 03 DEC 1865 EDWARD WHITE. GEO S SMITH. GREEN, JOHN P MCLURE, SALLY 03 AUG 1819 GABRIEL M RAINS GREEN, JOSEPH ERNULL, SALLY 27 JAN 1808 DAVID LEWIS. J GSTANLY. GREEN, JOSEPH STYRON, POLLY 23 APR 1814 WILLIAM S SPARR GREEN, JOSEPH WALLACE, ASA 22 JUL 1818 JAMES VENDRICK. GREEN, LEWIS PIPKIN, MARGARET E M 12 FEB 1857 JOHN W TINGLE. J G STANLY, CC. GREEN, RIGDON M ALLEN, CAROLINE 21 JUN 1827 JOHN R GREEN. J. G. STANLY GREEN, ROBERT MEADOWS, MATILDA 08 AUG 1841 JOHN BARRETT. J. G. STANLY GREEN, SOLOMON HORSEEN, BETSEY 30 NOV 1824 JAMES GREEN. J. G. STANLY GREEN, THOMAS SHEROD, HOLLON 31 DEC 1816 DANL DAUGHETY, GREEN, THOMAS BRATCHER, SIDNEY 20 AUG 1829 SAMUEL AVERY. J. G. STANLY GREEN, THOMAS CURTIS, ANN MARIA 03 SEP 1840 JOHN THOMAS JON J. G. STANLY GREEN, THOMAS A WEST, HOLLON 04 OCT 1803 JAMES CARNEY. FRANS HAWKS. GREEN, THOMAS APL BRYAN, SARAH 17 JAN 1788 WM MARTIN HERRI H B BRYAN. GREEN, THOMAS K AARONS, MARY 20 NOV 1817 GREEN, WILLIAM MARCHMENT, HANSEY 22 JAN 1821 JAMES WILLBAR. J G STANLY, CC. GREEN, WILLIAM FONVIELLE, MARY 13 SEP 1786 JAMES H BRYAN. WM BRYAN. GREEN, WILLIAM BANKS, SENAH 12 MAR 1830 JAMES X FOSCUE. J. G. STANLY GREEN, WILLIAM GREEN, ELIZABETH 17 DEC 1796 EPHRAIM BALLANC S CHAPMAN, CC. GREEN, WILLIAM GREEN, LANEY -------------------- Capt. Farnifold Green

Birth: 30 May 1674 in Saint Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Death: 1714 in Greens Creek, Craven County, North Carolina

One of the founders and first settlers of Craven County was Farnifold Green (1674-1714), who came to North Carolina in 1697 from the south bank of the Potomac River, in Northumberland County, Va. where his father Timothy had settled abut 1664. Timothy Green, apparently an emigrant from England, married a daughter or sister of the Rev. John Farnifold, who was one of the first trustees of the College of William and Mary. Young Farnifold's brother Titus journeyed with him to North Carolina but left no descendants. Farnifold Green was killed by Tuscarora Indians along with his son, Farnffold, one white servant and two colored servants. The other son James, was shot but escaped. (from records of Craven County, NC,Vol.I, p95.

Farnifold Green was living in Tuscarora in 1701 and had a brother Titus Green who settled on the north side of the Neuse prior to1707. He also had a brother named James. Farnifold Green made his will in 1711 and refered to his home as being located near Piney Point on Lower Broad Creek. In 1697 Farinfold Green starts to show up as newly arrived from Carolina. I have a note that Farinfold Green was born in 1674 in Northumberland County, Virginia. Farinfold Green's will, dated October 26, 1711, named his children: Thomas, John, Farniford, Janes, Elizabeth, and Jane Green.

Farnifold Green was married a lady named Hannah, and her last name is the question. Some say her maiden name was Kent, and some say Consolvo. What ever her maiden name, she married a Mr.Smithwick before marring Farnifold Green in 1693. After Farnifold Green was killed in about 1714 by the Tuscorora Indians, his widow must have married Capt. Richard Graves whose will is dated April 11, 1730. Richard Graves was the brother of Thomas Graves who married Sara Turner. Thomas Graves was an officer of the Virginia Company and came to Virginia in the fall of 1608.

Will Written 26 Oct 1711 Northumberland County, Virginia Formed 1645 From Chickacoan District: I give, Devise & bequeath all yt Tract of Land whereon my now Dwelling House stand wÙuth all its buildings ImprovemÙuts & appurtenances, beginning at a Live Oak wÙuth Severall Forks Standing at ye upper Side of ye first long Gutt below my house, near ye Mouth of ye Gutt being wÙuth several marks; thence running up ye River to a Corner Pine betwixt me & ____ Dawson, Esqr., Standing near a small Marsh & by ye Dawsons old Corn Feild fence, & running from ye forementioned Live Oak up ye afst. Gutt; thence into ye woods No. untill three quarters of a mile from ye River be Compleated; thence by a Line run an equal Distance from ye River to ye afsd. Dawsons Line. And also, one Plantacon and all my lands Lying ye Lower side of broad Creek on ye No. side of Neus River, neer to Piney point & near ye mouth of ye sd. River, unto my Son, Thos. Green, & to ye heirs of his Body for ever.

I give, Devise, & bequeath a Plantacon, with a Tract of land Beginning at a Live Oak neer to ye mouth of ye Gutt aforesd. so running down ye sd. River of Neus three quarters of a mile, thence No. Cross into ye Woods half a mile, and from ye aforementioned Live Oak No. One mile, And from there to ye End of ye Lower half mile Line, with all the ImprovemÙuts & Appurtenances thereto belonging; And also, my Entry and right to one Tract of Land Lying and being on ye lower side of ye first broad Creek above Captn. Jams. Beards Creek, begining a quarter of a Mile above ye Indian landing, by Computation thence down ye sd. Creek half a mile, with all ye Priviledges & appurtenances thereto belonging unto my Son, John Green, & to ye Heirs of his Body for ever; And for want of such Heirs to my Son, Farnifold Green, & the heirs of his Body for ever; & for want of heirs of ye sd. Farnifold Green, to my son, James Green, & ye Heirs of his body for ever; & for want of Heirs of ye sd. Jams. Green, to my two Daughters, Elizabeth & Jane Green, & their Heirs for ever.

I give, divise & bequeath a Tract of Land begining at my cupper Corner Tree, on ye Creek, & running down ye Creek to ye first branch below the Plantation whereon his Brother, Titus Green now Lives; thence to ye fork of ye sd. branch, & thence up ye Westermist parts of ye branch to ye head a line pareleÙull ye head line quite a Cross to ye aforesaid Dawsons Line, unto him ye sd. Titus Green, and his Heirs for ever. All ye rest of my land in Greens Neck, whereon I now Live, I Give, divise & bequeath to my two Sonns, Farnifold & JamÙus Green, to be divided into two Equall parts by a Line Drawn from ye No. Most Corner of Jno. GreenÙus Land to ye, Vizt: the upper part to Farnifold & ye heirs of his body for ever, and ye other part to James & ye heirs of his body for ever, reserving to James Egress & Regress into ye Woods through Farnifolds parts. And also, I give, divise & bequeath unto my son, Farnifold, One Tract of Land Lying in Green point neck on ye No. Side of Neus River & unto ye Heirs of his body for ever.

I Give, divise & bequest ye Lower survey of Land wch. I made in Greens bay of ye No. Side of Neus River to him & ye heirs of his body for ever, Provided yt in my Will, yt in Case my Son Farnifold should dye without Heirs of his Body, then all ye land hereby Divided unto him shall decend, be & remain unto my sd. Son, James & ye Heirs of his Body for ever; And In Case my se. Son James should dye without heirs of his Body as aforesaid, then all ye Land Divided unto my Sons, Farnifold and James, shall Descend and be, remain unto my Two Daughters, Elizabeth & Jane, & to their Heirs for ever.

I Give, Divise & Bequeath unto my Daughter in Law, Ann Smithick, one Tract of Land Lying on ye No. side Neus River, Called Nottingame points, yes:Two hundred & fifty Acres, to her & her Heirs forever.

I Give, divise & queath all ye rest of my Lands, Tenements or hereditamÙuts, not hereby before Divided I Give, divise & bequeath unto my Loving Wife, Hannah Green, & her heirs for ever.

I Give & bequeath unto my Son, Thos. a Young black Mare branded with F G & a Young gray Horse branded with F G on ye neer Butlock, and my bullet Gun, one Feather Bed & boulter, one Pillow, one Rugg & two blankets & two sheets. And unto my son Jno. One Negro Woman Called Fillis, one Trumpett mussel Gun, One Gray Mare abÙut. two Years olf, branded wÙuth F G on ye neer butlock. And unto my Som, Farnifold, One Bay Mare branded wÙuth F G & her Coult wÙuch is now by her Side, & one half of a Sixty pound Bill of Exchange now sent to Virginia, In Order for to be sent for England, & a Couple of Cows wÙuth Cow Calves, & my black Gunn, to be markÙud in his proper Mark ye next Spring after my Decease; ye Guns to be deliverÙud to each of them well fixt & in good Order. And to my Son, James, One Sorrel Mare branded wÙuth F G on ye near buttock, and her Coult by her Side, & one Negro man CallÙud Nick, and he other half of ye afsd. Sixty pound Bill of Ex. as aforsd. And my Will is yt my sons abovementionedÙu shall be DeemÙud at full Age when they shall arrive at ye Age of Eighteen years respectively. And to my two Daughters, Eliz. & Jane Green, I give & bequeath four young Cows wÙuth Cow Calves with their female Increase to markÙud in their proper marks ye next Spring after my Decease. All ye rest of my goods & Chattells, rights & Creditts, my Debts being pd. funerall Charges DefrayÙud, I Give, & Bequeath unto my Loving Wife, Hannah Green, whom I also make 7 appoint my Sole Executrix of ys my last Will & TestamnÙut & utterly making Void all Wills & TestamÙuts by me hereafter made. In Testimony whereof, I have hereunto fixt my hand & Seale, this 26th. day of October, Anno Dom., 1711. END

One of the founders and first settlers of Craven County was Farnifold Green (1674-1714), who came to North Carolina in 1697 from the south bank of the Potomac River, in Northumberland County, Va. where his father Timothy had settled about 1664. Timothy Green, apparently an emigrant from England, married a daughter or sister of the Rev. John Farnifold, who was one of the first trustees of the College of William and Mary. Young Farnifold?s brother Titus journeyed with him to North Carolina but left no descendants. Farnifold Green was living in Tuscarora in 1701 and had a brother TitusGreen who settled on the north side of the Neuse prior to 1707. He alsohad a brother named James. Farnifold Green made his will in 1711 andrefered to his home as being located near Piney Point on Lower BroadCreek. In 1697 Farinfold Green starts to show up as newly arrived fromCarolina. He was born in 1674 in Northumberland County, Virginia.Farinfold Green's will, dated October 26, 1711, named his children:Thomas, John, Farniford, Janes, Elizabeth, and Jane Green. FarinfoldGreen died after February 16, 1712, he signed a petition after that date. Farnifold Green married a lady named Hannah, but her last name is inquestion. Some say her maiden name was Kent, and some say Consolvo.Whatever her maiden name, she married a Mr. Smithwick before marringFarnifold Green in 1693. After Farnifold Green was killed in about 1714by the Indians, his widow must have married Capt. Richard Graves, whosewill is dated April 11, 1730. Richard Graves was the brother of ThomasGraves who married Sara Turner. Thomas Graves was an officer of theVirginia Company and came to Virginia in the fall of 1608. I give, Devise & bequeath all yt Tract of Land whereon my now Dwelling House stand w?th all its buildings Improvem?ts & appurtenances, beginning at a Live Oak w?th Severall Forks Standing at ye upper Side of ye firstlong Gutt below my house, near ye Mouth of ye Gutt being w?th severalmarks; thence running up ye River to a Corner Pine betwixt me & ____Dawson, Esqr., Standing near a small Marsh & by ye Dawsons old Corn Feildfence, & running from ye forementioned Live Oak up ye afst. Gutt; thenceinto ye woods No. untill three quarters of a mile from ye River beCompleated; thence by a Line run an equal Distance from ye River to yeafsd. Dawsons Line. And also, one Plantacon and all my lands Lying yeLower side of broad Creek on ye No. side of Neus River, neer to Pineypoint & near ye mouth of ye sd. River, unto my Son, Thos. Green, & to yeheirs of his Body for ever. I give, Devise, & bequeath a Plantacon, with a Tract of land Beginning at a Live Oak neer to ye mouth of ye Gutt aforesd. so running down ye sd. River of Neus three quarters of a mile, thence No. Cross into ye Woods half a mile, and from ye aforementioned Live Oak No. One mile, And from there to ye End of ye Lower half mile Line, with all the Improvem?ts &Appurtenances thereto belonging; And also, my Entry and right to oneTract of Land Lying and being on ye lower side of ye first broad Creekabove Captn. Jams. Beards Creek, begining a quarter of a Mile above yeIndian landing, by Computation thence down ye sd. Creek half a mile, withall ye Priviledges & appurtenances thereto belonging unto my Son, JohnGreen, & to ye Heirs of his Body for ever; And for want of such Heirs tomy Son, Farnifold Green, & the heirs of his Body for ever; & for want of heirs of ye sd. Farnifold Green, to my son, James Green, & ye Heirs ofhis body for ever; & for want of Heirs of ye sd. Jams. Green, to my two Daughters, Elizabeth & Jane Green, & their Heirs for ever. I give, divise & bequeath a Tract of Land begining at my cupper Corner Tree, on ye Creek, & running down ye Creek to ye first branch below the Plantation whereon his Brother, Titus Green now Lives; thence to ye forkof ye sd. branch, & thence up ye Westermist parts of ye branch to ye heada line parele?ll ye head line quite a Cross to ye aforesaid Dawsons Line,unto him ye sd. Titus Green, and his Heirs for ever. All ye rest of myland in Greens Neck, whereon I now Live, I Give, divise & bequeath to mytwo Sonns, Farnifold & Jam?s Green, to be divided into two Equall parts by a Line Drawn from ye No. Most Corner of Jno. Green?s Land to ye, Vizt: the upper part to Farnifold & ye heirs of his body for ever, and ye other part to James & ye heirs of his body for ever, reserving to James Egress & Regress into ye Woods through Farnifolds parts. And also, I give, divise & bequeath unto my son, Farnifold, One Tract of Land Lyingin Green point neck on ye No. Side of Neus River & unto ye Heirs of hisbody for ever. I Give, divise & bequest ye Lower survey of Land wch. I made in Greensbay of ye No. Side of Neus River to him & ye heirs of his body for ever,Provided yt in my Will, yt in Case my Son Farnifold should dye without Heirs of his Body, then all ye land hereby Divided unto him shall decend, be & remain unto my sd. Son, James & ye Heirs of his Body for ever; AndIn Case my se. Son James should dye without heirs of his Body as aforesaid, then all ye Land Divided unto my Sons, Farnifold and James,shall Descend and be, remain unto my Two Daughters, Elizabeth & Jane, & to their Heirs for ever. I Give, Divise & Bequeath unto my Daughter in Law, Ann Smithick, one Tract of Land Lying on ye No. side Neus River, Called Nottingame points,yes: Two hundred & fifty Acres, to her & her Heirs forever. I Give, divise & queath all ye rest of my Lands, Tenements orhereditam?ts, not hereby before Divided I Give, divise & bequeath unto my Loving Wife, Hannah Green, & her heirs for ever. I Give & bequeath unto my Son, Thos. a Young black Mare branded with F G& a Young gray Horse branded with F G on ye neer Butlock, and my bullet Gun, one Feather Bed & boulter, one Pillow, one Rugg & two blankets & two sheets. And unto my son Jno. One Negro Woman Called Fillis, one Trumpett mussel Gun, One Gray Mare ab?t. two Years olf, branded w?th F G on ye neerbutlock. And unto my Som, Farnifold, One Bay Mare branded w?th F G & herCoult w?ch is now by her Side, & one half of a Sixty pound Bill of Exchange now sent to Virginia, In Order for to be sent for England, & a Couple of Cowsw?th Cow Calves, & my black Gunn, to be mark?d in his proper Mark ye next Spring after my Decease; ye Guns to be deliver?d to each of them well fixt & in good Order. And to my Son, James, One Sorrel Mare branded w?th F G on ye nearbuttock, and her Coult by her Side, & one Negro man Call?d Nick, and he other half of ye afsd. Sixty pound Bill of Ex. as aforsd. And my Will isyt my sons abovementioned? shall be Deem?d at full Age when they shallarrive at ye Age of Eighteen years respectively. And to my two Daughters, Eliz. & Jane Green, I give & bequeath four young Cows w?thCow Calves with their female Increase to mark?d in their proper marks ye next Spring after my Decease. All ye rest of my goods & Chattells, rights & Creditts, my Debts beingpd. funerall Charges Defray?d, I Give, & Bequeath unto my Loving Wife,Hannah Green, whom I also make 7 appoint my Sole Executrix of ys my last Will & Testamn?t & utterly making Void all Wills & Testam?ts by mehereafter made. In Testimony whereof, I have hereunto fixt my hand & Seale, this 26th.day of October, Anno Dom., 1711. Farnifold is listed with Nicholas Tyler & family coming to North Carolina5 July 1697. (N.C. Hist. & Gen. Reg. April 1901, p.299) He married soon after Hannah Kent Smithwick, widow of John Smithwick of Bath County, N.C., who died testate (with a will) in 1696 naming his wife"Hanna" and daughter "Sarah" (Ann?) as his beneficiaries. John and Hannah were Quakers. (Grimes p.349) Farnefold Green and his wife Hannah, appear frequently among the early records of Bath County (later, Beaufort). One of the earliest transactions is that of 15 August 1698 when Fornyfeild Green and wife Hannah, James Hogg and wife Ann, Thomas Pierce and wife Mary, for 40 sell to William Long (all four men are brothers-in-law) their interest of 250 acres of land of Lawrence Consolvo, deceased. Land lays by a creek called Indian Creek in Yeopim River, Perquimaimans Precinct, Albermarle County, NC Deed registered Jan 1699. (Perquimans Co./Beaufort Co. Book 1 page 9) i. 1 July 1701, Furnifold Green deeds to James Hogg (hisbrother-in-law) part of entry of land made by him 2 April 1698.(Beaufort Co. records at Washington, N.C., Book I p.3) ii. 9 September 1701, Furnefold Green has 550 acres surveyed and laidout for him for the transportation of 15 persons. (Beaufort Co. Book Ip.6) iii. 12 December 1701, Furrnifold Green "lays five rites upon an entrymade by sonne Thomas on 17 Nov 1701, land called Nonowarrittsa.(Beaufort Co. Court Records, Book I p.9) iv. 7 July 1706, Furnifold Green and wife Hannah sell land toChristopher Dawson on Neuse River. (Beaufort Co. Court Records, Book I, p. 101) v. 1707, Lord's Proprietors grant 1700 acres to Farnefold Green on the north side of the Neuse River, now Craven County, N.C. vi. 27 June 1708, Furnifold Green and his wife Hannah, of Parish of St. Thomas in Ardel, Bath County, sell land to Christopher Dawson. vii. 8 October 1708, Furnifold Green sells land to John Putnall witnessed by Christopher Dawson (Beaufort Co. Court Records Book I,p.103) A little historical background to our story: Note that in 1708 Furnifold and Hanah are of Parish of St. Thomas, Bath County. St. Thomas Parish was formed in 1701 soon after the Church of England was designated as the established church of the province. It was the recipient of a collection of 1,000 books and was for a long time the only public library in North Carolina, which was unique for a frontier settlement, and became the pride of St. Thomas Church. The volumes, neatly bound in gold-tooled leather, were a combination of parochial and laymen's selections covering subjects including history, biography, natural sciences, medicine, geography, classical literature, poetry, heraldry and sports, as well as those of a religious nature. St. Thomas Parish was slow to take physical shape, though it had a library, a plot set aside for a church, and the colony's only "Glebe" of 300 acres (Glebes were farms set aside for the use of Anglican Ministers), which had been granted to the parish in 1706 to encourage the settlement of a Church of England Minister at Bath. Except for an occasional visit from a clergyman, St. Thomas Church did not acquire its first minister until 1719, and construction of St. Thomas Church was not begun until 1734. For decades the Society of Friends (Quakers) was the sole representative of organized religion in Bath. In the early days most dissenters from the Anglican faith were the Quakers established in the colony in 1672. Conflict between politically motivated religious factions had been long brewing and finally erupted into armed warfare known as the Cary Rebellion. The English concept of a state-church being the issue at stake signifying the beginning Of the separation of church and state in North Carolina. The Quakers were firmly entrenched in the colony dominating all branches of government and when the requirement for declaring loyalty to the Church of England was reinstated, Quakers were barred from office because of their religious conviction. They had previously been exempt from swearing an Oath of Allegiance to the Crown. Governor Thomas Cary showed a preference for the Quaker side and he and the Quakers ruled the province in an atmosphere of tension from 1708 to 1711, until the Lord's Proprietors appointed Edward Hyde as Deputy Governor of North Carolina and the opposing governments battled until Cary's rebellion collapsed. This disrupting effect of war nearly ceased government and the courts during the 3 years of debate and bloodshed. Coupled with a severe drought in the summer of 1711, as well as the raging epidemic of yellow fever, the settlement was left weak and exhausted and vulnerable to attack by the Indians, who meanwhile were gathering strength with guns and ammunition. The dominant Indian power in eastern North Carolina was that of the Tuscaroras who at first were friendly to the white settlers. As the settlers increasingly moved onto the Indians's land, kidnapping and enslaving their people and subjecting them to insulting treatment, resentment and hatred of the settlers of Bath County developed and intensified, culminating in the decision to destroy all settlers and their plantations and crops. The Tuscaroras, under their leader King Hancock, struck 22 September 1711, and for three days slaughtered over190 whites, taking prisoner 20 to 30 settlers who were living along the Pamlico, Neuse and Trent Rivers. It was with this background of uncertainty and fear, that Farnifold Green and others made out their wills. Farnifold's the 26th of October 1711. The Indians for the next three years would raid three or four families at a time, retreating into the swamps making it impossible to follow them. This problem continued until the government finally turned from the policy of extermination of the hostiles, to one of peaceful agreement. On 11 February 1715, a treaty of peace was made with the surviving hostile Indians and they were assigned a reservation on Lake Mattamuskeett in Hyde County, thus ending the Tuscarora War, however, too late for our Farnifold Green who was massacred in 1714 at age 40. Furnifold Green, Planter, made out his will 26 October 1711 and it is recorded in Book 2 p.10 of the old Bath County records. He divided his many acres of land and plantations between his sons and daughters when they reached the age of 18. He left the plantation he lived on to his wife Hannah, and 250 A. to his step-daughter Ann Smithwick. A letter from Governor Pollock dated 3 October 1712 "appoints Furnifold Green to Captain, Commissary, to impress and supply the army with anything that is to be had in the County of Bath". At that time Bath County included what is now Craven, Beaufort, Carteret, Onslow, Pamlico, Lenoir, Greene, Wayne, Johnston and Wake Counties. In 1714, Farnefold with his son Thomas, one white servant and two Negroes, were murdered on his 1700 acre plantation by the Tuscarora Indians. Another son was shot through the shoulder but managed to escape. The plantation, house, stock of cattle and hogs, were plundered and entirely destroyed by the Indians. His widow Hannah later married her third husband, Richard Graves, Surveyor and citizen of Craven precinct. He made the "Plat of Lots of Point Beaufort", now considered one of the most beautiful of the old towns of North Carolina. Richard Graves died in 1730 naming his wife Hannah Executrix. - See more at: http://aircw.com/gen/getperson.php?personID=I5197&tree=air#sthash.bTrYCv2i.dpuf END

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Farnefold Green, Capt's Timeline

1674
May 30, 1674
St Stephens Parish, Northumberland, Virginia, United States
1692
1692
Age 17
Perquimans, North Carolina, United States
1697
1697
Age 22
Perquimans Co. NC
1701
1701
Age 26
Bath, Beaufort, North Carolina, United States
1702
1702
Age 27
Bath, Beaufort, North Carolina, United States
1704
1704
Age 29
Bath, Beaufort, North Carolina, United States
1708
1708
Age 33
NC, USA
1709
1709
Age 34
Bath, Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
1714
1714
Age 39
Greens Creek, Craven, North Carolina, United States
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